Stafford/LBI Top Stories

August 13, 2018

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - At just 20-years-old, Michael Mirabella put more miles on his road bike, in just three weeks, than some of us will in a lifetime.  On August 15, 2012, Temple Students & Rowing Team Members Mirabella and Ryan Rickus set off on an 1900-mile journey from Philadelphia, ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND –  The Stafford Historical Society in Manahawkin hosts a weekly summer concert at the Manahawkin Lake Park tonight. The Jimmy and Gene duo is leading tonight's concert. This two-man electric/acoustic guitar band covers a diverse collection of music that spans many genres from the ...

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STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Elks Motorcyle Committee is holding their annual Pig Roast fundraiser. The PIG ROAST will be held on Sunday, August 26 from 1 to 5 p.m.  Great food will be available including pork, burgers, hot dogs, salads, beverages and more. Live Music will be presented by The ...

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Cutting Edge Partnership is Moving to Lincroft LINCROFT, NJ – The educational landscape just shifted in Monmouth County as Rutgers University and Brookdale Community College launches a truly innovative partnership.  According to the partnership, this fall, area students will be able to earn ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND – There are many great opportunities to enjoy the afternoon and nightlife in the area on this Sunday August 12. Facedown performs at the 68 Street Beach in Long Beach Township from 1 to 3 p.m. live.   Read below for the complete list of Sunday's entertainment options in ...

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STAFFORD- The Manahopkin Craft Beer Festival is here.  The event takes place today, Saturday, August 11 from 12 to 7 p.m.  Tickets are available today for $35. Non-drinkers will not be charged for entering the park and being part of the festival.  Drinkers will be required to buy a glass and ...

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BRANSON, MO — Live shows, water sports, Silver Dollar City amusement park — Branson, Missouri, in the Ozarks has it all. Here’s what to know before you go: Table Rock Lake This man-made lake is the area’s biggest attraction, with 800 miles of shoreline. Its cold, clear water is perfect for ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND – Ted Hammock and the Pickles will be perfoming at the Tiki Bar at the Sea Shell on Friday from 4- 7 p.m and from 9:30 p.m. - midnight. at the Terrace Tavern. Included below is the complete list of Friday's entertainment options in Stafford and Long Beach Island.   Area ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- We have endured our share of natural disasters in New Jersey over the past decade.  So, the selflessness displayed by young local heroes to travel halfway across the country to assist others struggling to recover is truly inspiring.   From July 22 to 28, Nutley Fellowship of ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Ship Bottom Summer Thursday Evening Concert takes place on Thursday night at the Waterfront Park located at Tenth Street and Shore Avenue at the “Bayfront” in Ship Bottom.  Not Fade Away, a Buddy Holly tribute band is the  featured band.  All are invited to bring the ...

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STAFFORD - On Sunday, August 5th, Stafford EMS had 6 of its members travel to Socorro, New Mexico for a week-long training class called Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (IRTB). This course provides police, fire, EMS and first responders the knowledge and skills to safely respond to ...

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TRENTON - Senator Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove want concerned constituents to know that proposed cuts to the Homestead Benefit Program were avoided in the adopted Fiscal Year 2019 State Budget. In April, the 9th District Delegation alerted ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND –  The St. Francis Festival of the Sea opens tonight.  Jenny Barnes and the Great Unknown band will be performing in Harvey Cedars at Sunset Park from  7 to 9 p.m.  The long lasting, eternally popular Nerds are performing at Joe Pop's Shore Bar Read below for the complete ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - This is an inspiring story of the great impact of the Tenth Annual Coquina Ladies Surfing Concert just recently held on July 29.  David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation's Leadership wrote the following recently in gratitude to the surfing contest organizers: This ...

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BRANT BEACH - Everyone enjoys the excitement of a summer carnival.  It brings out the child in all of us.  Since 1975, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has been hosting the Festival of the Sea Carnival, annually.    The Festival of the Sea begins Wednesday, August 8, and continues through Sunday, ...

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BRANT BEACH - The annual National Night Out event will again be hosted by the Long Beach Township Police Department tonight, August 7 from 5 to 9 p.m.  The event will take place at Bayview Park, 68 Street and Long Beach Boulevard in Long Beach Township.   This free event features music by Ted ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Police and Stafford Recreation invites the entire Stafford Township community to celebrate and attend tonight's 2018 National Night Out at the Manahawkin Lake Park, tonightTuesday, August 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. Ty Mares will be performing live.  The Stafford Police will do Police ...

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STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND - The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Heat Advisory, that is in effect from noon to 7 p.m. Monday. The temperatures will be in the low to mid 90's. The heat index will be between 100 and 104 degrees.  The heat and humidity may cause heat ...

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STAFFORD - Today, Sunday, at 3 p.m. is the last chance to see Big Fish the Musical. The Bellarine Theatre Company is leading this production based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton. BIG FISH tells the story of Edward Bloom (Chris Huch), a ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND – A big event at 9 a.m.on Saturday is the Coquina Jam, womens surfing competition at 68 Street Beach in Long Beach Township. The proceeds goes to a great charitable cause. Below is the overview of Saturday's entertainment options in Stafford and Long Beach Island.  Area ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND –The Bellarine Theatre Company is presenting BIG FISH, the Musical which will be performed at the Stafford Township Arts Center beginning tonight at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to $22 and can either be purchased at the door or ahead of time by visiting www.btco.booktix.com or by ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP -The Jetty Coquina Jam is an all-female, team surf contest and also a fundraising event. Women are paired randomly after being separated into two age pools and compete in this Summer event to support female cancer through David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. The ...

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STAFFORD – It is time to keep your reusable shopping bags in your car and have them ready for use. On July 17, the Stafford Council approved an ordinance regulating and limiting the use of plastics in the township at a recent meeting. This ordinance was was worked on for a number of months.  The ...

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STAFFORD - Bellarine Theatre Company heads down to Alabama for their next production of their 2018 season!  Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, BIG FISH tells the story of Edward Bloom (Chris Huch), a traveling salesman who lives life to ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Township’s Project Aware team invited administrators, staff and first responders from several other school districts in Ocean County to attend the Project Aware Workshop at the Stafford Township Arts Center (STAC) on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Project Aware is a heart wrenching ...

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STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - Senator Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf, and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove lambasted the signing of S-2/A-2, a school funding bill that will mandate funding cuts for 14 school districts in the 9th Legislative District. Governor Murphy’s ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - Family Promise is holding a Stand Up Paddle Board Family Event on Tuesday, Aug 14, at 6 p.m. in Bayview Park, Long Beach Township,. The organization is planning on providing entertainment which includes music and face painting. There is a cost of $30.00 per person for ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - Long Beach Township sent out a notification of motor vehicle accident at 128 Street and Long Beach Boulevard. The only way to pass is use to Beach Avenue. This notice went out at 4:34 p.m. Saturday.  

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STAFFORD - A critical auto accident took place on Friday morning at Route 72 and Marsha Drive near the causeway. The Stafford Police responded to a multi vehicle collision.  The colllision left one person dead and two people transported to area hospitals by helicopter.  The Stafford Police ...

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STAFFORD- The brand new Cedar Bonnet Island Environment Trail is now open for the public to enjoy. It was officially opened by state, federal and local officials on June 27. The property was purchased by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the early 1990's. When the state purchased it, the ...

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